Monthly Archives: December 2014

Prep PreK Shapes



Shapes song by Have Fun Teaching


Shape Tracing Pages:

Dollar Tree has several shape and letter tracing books.  Create dry erase pages by tearing up out the pages
and place into page protectors or laminate.  Use dry erase markers or erasable markers to trace out the shapes.
Use playdoh or pompoms to fill or create the shape.

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Free shape tracing/cutting printable by
These printables are great as they have several functions:
– print then laminate or put into page protector to create a dry erase tracing page
– use as a shape cutting page
– use as a size sorting page
Shape Tracing cards by worksheet fun (section 1 and section 2)
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Shape Flash Cards:

Dollar Tree has several different flash cards for shapes.  Use playdoh to create the shape on the flashcard.

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Free printable shape flash cards by (print-laminate-cut).
Print more than one sheet and create a shape matching game.


Shape puzzle by Melissa and Doug



Chicka Chicka Alphabet and Numbers



Kids of all ages enjoy these wonderful books by Bill Martin Jr.

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Prep PreK Lesson Plan:

  • Read both books daily
  • Put magnetic letters on the tree as we read each one
  • Put the letter and number of the lesson on a big tree in classroom beginning of each letter

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Print out tree by DLTK onto brown and green construction paper.  Glue the tree onto a piece of cardstock and laminate or put into page protector.   Use magnetic letters, numbers and a cookie sheet from the Dollar Tree.

Prep PreK Letter H Hippo Theme



………Learn the letter H
Hippo Theme:
includes: letter H, phonics, counting 1-20, nursery rhymes, days of week, months, seasons, time, colors and shapes


Watch letter H playlist

Daily calendar, season chart, weather chart and months of year
Daily prayer and Pledge of Allegiance

Read My “H” Book by Jane Belk Moncure (Borrow Online at Open

H book

Number 6 Car Mat by Designs by Coriann on Etsy
Make learning fun with colorful printables like these that encourage imagination and fun.


Find the letter H:  The Ants Go Marching  by (laminate or put in page protectors to use over and over with erasable markers)
Great learning resources for the letter H by Confessions of a Homeschooler.  Choose 1 or more activities to do daily.

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Letter H Hippo by Cori-Ann Gilley

Apps, computer sites and Learning Toys:

Time and Shape Puzzle by  Melissa and Doug


Melissa and Doug Alphabet Sounds Puzzle

sound puzzle

Fine Motor Skills

Letter H sensory bin (put items that start with H in the rice bin)




Hot Hippo
(free online to borrow at Open Library


But Not The Hippopotamus
(free online to borrow at Open Library)


There’s A Hippopotamus Under My Bed
(free online to borrow at Open Library)